Dr. Tarak J Patel MD Pediatric Pulmonologist

Dr. Tarak Patel is a pediatric pulmonologist in San Antonio, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Medical Center and Methodist Children's Hospital of South Texas. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Patel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Baptist Medical Center and one of 3 at Methodist Children's Hospital of South Texas who specialize in Pediatric Pulmonology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Pulmonologist: General Pediatric Pulmonology

Clinical Interests: Asthma, Sleep Apnea Syndromes, Insomnia, Chronic Lung Disease, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Allergy and Immunology

Hospital Affiliation

Baptist Medical Center
Ranked #47 in Pediatrics: Pulmonology

Methodist Children's Hospital of South Texas

Texas Children's Hospital
Ranked #3 in Pediatrics: Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Pediatrics, 1997 - 2000

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, 2001 - 2004

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Immunocytochemical detection of milk proteins in tracheal aspirates of ventilated infants: a pilot study.
Miller, J., Colasurdo, G.N., Khan, A.M., Jajoo, C., Patel, T.J., Fan, L.L., Elidemir, O.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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